Careers

Join a team of professionals committed to “Eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace justice, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.”

The YWCA Hanover is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Accordingly, all terms and conditions of employment will be carried out without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, age or disability.

Open Positions

Part time childcare provider

We are currently looking for a part time staff to work in our toddler classrooms in the afternoons. The hours would be Monday-Friday from 12:00p-6:00p with the possibility of additional hours as needed.

Candidate should be able to plan and implement age appropriate activities, assist with daily operations, maintain a positive, healthy and safe learning environment and promote positive and professional relationships with children and families. Must have knowledge of DHS and Keystone STARS.

Qualifications:
High School Diploma/GED required
Have 2 years of previous experience working with children
Must be able to plan, implement and organize developmentally appropriate activities

Fill out and return an application to:

YWCA Hanover
23 W Chestnut St
Hanover, PA 17331

YWCA APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

Camp Counselor (Seasonal):

Full Time/Seasonal (30-40 hours a week May 26-August 21st)

Part Time/ Seasonal 12:00pm-6:00pm with additional hours as needed

  • Working with kids ages 5-12
  • We run an active all day licensed summer camp for kids in grades kindergarten thru sixth grade. Our hours of operation are 6:00am-6:00pm Monday-Friday.
  • Weekly Field trips, weekly swimming and special activities all summer long!

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Human Services, or an equivalent field is a plus
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Have 2 years of previous experience working with children
  • Must be willing to drive the school age van on field trips
  • Must be able to plan, implement and organize developmentally appropriate activities for children in kindergarten to sixth grade
  • Develop and maintain a positive, healthy and safe learning environment
  • Promote positive and professional relationships with children

Fill out and return an application to:

YWCA Hanover
23 W Chestnut St
Hanover, PA 17331

YWCA APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

Director of Fund Development

The Director of Fund Development is responsible for researching, preparing, and submitting grant & foundation proposals and applications according to the priorities and needs of YWCA Hanover.  The director oversees the tracking and reporting of grants.  This position develops strategies for planning and implementing proactive and effective fund development including but not limited to: Annual Giving Campaign, Legacy Giving, fundraising events, donor tracking and acknowledgement and more.

The position is full-time, salaried and offers a comprehensive, competitive benefit package including: health insurance,  YWCA retirement plan, STD/LTD insurance,  life insurance, and PTO.

Please email resume to: Jody Shaffer, Executive Director of YWCA Hanover at jshaffer@ywcahanover.org  or drop off at YWCA Hanover, 23 W. Chestnut St., Hanover, PA 17331. Deadline to receive resumes is April 10, 2020.

Certified Lifeguard

We are looking for a certified Lifeguard to go on field trips to lakes, pools and other water activities throughout the summer. All dates and times will be provided ahead of time. Camp Phoenix offers summer camp for kids in grades kindergarten through sixth grade.

Fill out and return an application to:

YWCA Hanover
23 W Chestnut St
Hanover, PA 17331

YWCA APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

Housing Counselor/Advocate

Job location: 23 W. Chestnut Street, Hanover, PA
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $13-$16 per hour

Applicants are to submit a resume and cover letter to phostler@ywcahanover.org.
Applications will be accepted through March 15.

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Summary:           The Housing Counselor/Advocate works directly with clients who are in a state of housing instability as a result of their victimization.  YWCA Safe Home is a program that aims to empower program participants to achieve their self-defined goals that will support their ability to obtain and maintain housing.  These include, but are not limited to safety planning, an improved sense of self-worth, self-sufficiency, and permanent housing in a safe, stable environment.  The Housing Counselor/Advocate is required to meet regularly (no less than monthly) with the program participants to monitor, advocate, and intervene on the formalized plan.  They must be able to work a flexible schedule and be flexible to the changing needs of the organization and clients. The Housing Counselor/Advocate works collaboratively with Safe Home staff and must be able to contribute and work well in a group setting.  The Housing Counselor/Advocate is a mandated reporter of suspected child abuse as defined by PA Child Protective Services Law.  Responsibilities require the exercise of independent judgment and knowledge of overall agency activities.  This position is full-time with primarily daytime and early evening hours.  This position participates in on-call duties.

Safe Home Assistant Director

Send resume and a cover letter to mshae@ywcahanover.org

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Summary

The Assistant Director works in conjunction with the Safe Home Program Director to manage, develop, market and implement services and programs for victims of domestic violence and human trafficking, as well as education awareness programs/events for the community.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or related significant work experience, education, and/or training in human services field.  At least 3-5 years’ experience managing staff and/or overseeing a department of professionals.  Ability to develop and maintain rapport with both clients and co-workers.  Completion of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) training.  Requires ability to maintain confidentiality, and to make appropriate decisions in crisis situations.